Synonyms & Antonyms : Slander





Slander



( Verb )


He is punished with fine because he
slandered.

Synonyms:

Decry

Defame

Aspersion

Opprobrious

Accuse

Malign

Disparage

Defamation

Contextual Examples:

The Captain
decried the lack of support he received from his team.

Politicians
defame each other to win public support.

It’s not fair to caste
aspersions on someone you know nothing about.

The liaison officer of the company was
reprimanded for his opprobrious conduct.

The servant was
accused of stealing utensil from the kitchen.

A fair politician debates the issues and does not
malign his opponent.

His father always
disparaged his attempts to better himself.

He sued the newspaper for
defamation of his character.



Antonyms:

Praise

Eulogize

Commendation

Laud

Laudation

Commend

Contextual Examples:

Your conduct in negotiating settlement between warring brothers deserves high
praise.

The readers
eulogize Shakespeare for his brilliance of expression and characterization.

The book has much to
commend it.

The local public
lauded the achievements of the Municipal Commissioner.


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